Posted on: September 27, 2019
Dr. Frederick Logan Robinson II, 73, passed away unexpectedly at his Williamsburg residence Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.
He is survived by his wife, Alana Lane Robinson; three children, John (Rick) Robinson, Megan Robinson and Christopher Robinson; sister, Carol Lee Robinson; stepdaughter, Melissa Adair, and her husband, Steve; brother-in-law, Michael Lane, and his wife, Terry; and grandsons, Jack Robinson and Logan Robinson, who affectionately referred to him as “Dundee.” He was happiest being around family and friends, especially his two grandsons.
Dr. Robinson was born and raised in Richmond,, where, at a young age, he was honored for his aptitude in science and as a ping-pong state champion. He was also honored as an Eagle Scout at the age of 13 and played on the high school basketball team. Dr. Robinson graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science Degree and was a member of the swim team. He was a proud lifetime member of the Virginia Tech Monogram Club.
After graduating, he served as the head swimming coach at Virginia Tech. He was recently recognized as the honorary swimming coach when Virginia Tech swam against William & Mary. He was also a Virginia Tech Century Club Alumni. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard before eventually attending medical school.
Dr. Robinson received the degree of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Virginia. After completing his residency at Riverside Hospital, he became a diplomat for the Board of Family Practice. Dr. Robinson was on the staff of Riverside Hospital and was one of the founding members of Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group and practiced general medicine in Newport News for 30 years. He dedicated his life to compassionate, respectful and thorough personal care for his patients.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.